Kennedy’s is reopening for four days for one final sale


Kennedy’s Bookstore announced that it will be closing on Friday, December 22, 2017. Shoppers swarm the store on Monday, December 11, 2017 in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Rick Childress | Staff

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Kennedy’s Wildcat Den is reopening for four days this week for a liquidation sale. 

Kennedy’s announced in December that it would be closing its doors for good on Dec. 22, 2017. 

Read: Kennedy’s will close Dec. 22 after more than 60 years of business

But an email to customers on Monday morning announced that the store would be reopening from Monday, Jan. 8, through Thursday, Jan. 11. The hours each day are 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. 

The sale is 75 percent off school supplies, Art Part items, UK apparel, autographed memorabilia and store and office fixtures. 

Cash, credit or debit cards and UK Plus Account will be accepted, and all sales are final. 

Read: Why Kennedy’s is closing and what the Kennedy family will miss most 

Whether in need of a UK sweatshirt or a pack of pencils, or nostalgic for one last trip to Kennedy’s, these next four days are your last chance to visit the store that has been part of campus for more than 60 years.